Steenbok
Steenbok Steen"bok` (-b[o^]k`), n. [D. steen stone + bok buck.] (Zo["o]l.) Same as {Steinbock}. [1913 Webster]

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  • steenbok — 1775, from Afrikaans steenbok, from M.Du. steenboc, lit. stone buck, cognate with O.E. stanbucca mountain goat, Ger. Steinbock …   Etymology dictionary

  • steenbok — [stēn′buk΄, stān′buk΄stēn′bäk΄, stān′bäk΄] n. pl. steenbok or steenboks [Afrik < Du steen,STONE + bok,BUCK1] STEINBOK: also steenbuck [stēn′buk΄, stān′buk΄] …   English World dictionary

  • Steenbok — Taxobox | name = Steenbok status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 image caption = Female, Namibia regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Artiodactyla familia = Bovidae genus = Raphicerus species = R. campestris binomial =… …   Wikipedia

  • Steenbok — Raphicerus Raphicerus …   Wikipédia en Français

  • steenbok — ● steinbock ou steenbok nom masculin (néerlandais steenbok, bouquetin) Petite antilope d Afrique australe armée de petites cornes droites et noires. ⇒STEINBO(C)K, STEENBO(C)K, (STEINBOK, STEINBOCK, STEENBOK, STEENBOCK)subst. masc. ZOOL. Espèce d… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • steenbok — Steinbock Stein bock , n. [G. stein stone + bock buck, D. bok. Cf. {Steenbok}.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The European ibex. (b) A small South African antelope ({Nanotragus tragulus}) which frequents dry, rocky districts; called also {steenbok}. [Written… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • steenbok — /ˈstinbɒk/ (say steenbok) noun (plural steenboks, steenbok) a small southern African antelope, Raphicerus campestris, frequenting rocky places, and lacking dewclaws. Also, steinbok. {Afrikaans, from Dutch: ibex, from steen stone + bok antelope} …   Australian English dictionary

  • steenbok — or steinbok noun Etymology: Afrikaans steenbok, from Dutch, ibex, from Middle Dutch steenboc; akin to Old English stānbucca ibex, stān stone, bucca buck Date: 1775 a small slender antelope (Raphicerus campestris) with long legs that inhabits… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • steenbok — /steen bok , stayn /, n., pl. steenboks, (esp. collectively) steenbok. a small antelope, Raphicerus campestris, of grassy areas of eastern and southern Africa. Also, steinbok. [1765 75; < Afrik < D steen STONE + bok BUCK1] * * * …   Universalium

  • steenbok — savaninė antilopikė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Raphicerus campestris angl. steenbok; steinbock; steinbok vok. Steinantilope; Steinböckchen; Steinbock rus. обыкновенный стенбок pranc. raphicre… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

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